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Daily News & Analysis
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:15:00 -0700

His first professional kitchen experience involved cleaning "maybe 50 kilos" of calamari, but the sinkfull of decapods didn't deter him. He went on with Michelin-starred chefs across Europe before opening his own restaurant Il Tordo Matto, in 2004. He ...

Phys.Org

Phys.Org
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 04:08:48 -0700

These modern isopod-infested decapods from the Philippines show prominent swellings caused by parasites on the right side. Credit: Klompmaker et al. (2014) in PLOS ONE. When Darwin suggested the "survival of the fittest" concept, he did not necessarily ...
 
Wicked Local Ipswich
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:45:52 -0700

The crabs were first reported in Massachusetts in 1871, but in recent years their numbers have exploded so much the insatiable decapods have become an indigenous species. Nobody is quite sure why their numbers have increased so rapidly, but Lori La ...

Americus Times-Recorder

Americus Times-Recorder
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:37:30 -0700

Crayfish, which are sometimes known as freshwater lobster, are decapods (i.e. 10 legs). Ecologically, they are excellent recyclers, eating leaves, other dead creatures and some living (including other crayfish). There are 550 species around the world ...
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